My Story: My Fibroid Surgery Taught Me…

Three years ago I went in for my annual pap and learned that I had a condition that was so common for women–specifically Black women, like myself. I had a fibroid. At the time it was the size of a quarter. However, the pain attached to it would cause trouble during my menstrual cycle and extreme pain during intercourse. It made sex extremely difficult, causing me to have a “let’s get it over with” attitude.